#155527

UX / UI Designer

Location:
Milwaukee, WI
Salary:
$55hr-$58hr
Start date:
02/04/2020
Posted By:
Gerald Garrison
Date:
01/07/2020

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a UX Designer who is user-centered, innovative and  committed to creating beautifully simple experiences, and delightful moments of interaction.  You will drive beyond existing design patterns to create visionary work on new innovation experiments. Our client is a top financial company and you will sit onsite in Milwaukee.  Aquent offers excellently subsidized Health benefits. 

We are looking for a UX/UI Designer who has a passion for simplicity and product design which truly makes a difference in people's lives. They are hands-on, innovative and excited to see a project through from start to finish in a collaborative fashion.

The right candidate will be a champion for our users by bringing their unique perspective to the table through sound research and knowledge of User Centered Design practices. The Senior UX/UI Designer will design and execute deliverables that solve problems for our users and ensures that user needs are at the forefront of discussions and decisions.

We are leading a major digital transformation and our Senior UX/UI Designer will play a critical part, typically participating in 1-2 experiments per quarter. Their work should consider user needs, existing patterns, department principles, and brand guidelines. They should be passionate about the work we are doing and always striving to push our vision forward.

Responsibilities:
• Utilize systematic design language to create a cohesive digital experience.
• Be a conceptual thinker and always explore multiple directions before landing on a solution.
• Experience with UI Design tools like the Sketch, Mural, Photoshop, Principle and InVision or other tools.
• Strong collaboration with all disciplines of design, product and engineering to bring the work to life.
• Ability to conceptualize solutions based on user feedback and product discovery process.
• Ability to handle more than one project with different timelines, simultaneously and be able to represent their work well.
• Enthusiasm in ambiguity and uncertainty.
• Comfort operating autonomously.

Things we value:
• Curious minds and an appetite for learning.
• Passion for the craft.
• A strong point of view with a healthy dose of humility.
• A collaborative mindset, thick skin and a great sense of humor.
• Willingness to take risks and fail (and fail again. And again).
• A belief in our vision.

What this role needs:
• 3-5 years of experience (digital agency experience is a plus).
• Significant knowledge of the fundamentals: graphic design, user experience design, user-centered design, and how products are put together.
• Self-starter who is user-focused, detail and solutions oriented.
• Experience creating systematic designs and working independently.
• Proficiency in a variety of design and prototyping tools (Sketch, Mural, Photoshop, Principle and InVision).
• Link to work or an online portfolio is required!

What are the must haves for this role?
3-5 years of experience (digital agency experience is a plus).
• Significant knowledge of the fundamentals: graphic design, user experience design, user-centered design, and how products are put together.
• Self-starter who is user-focused, detail and solutions oriented.
• Experience creating systematic designs and working independently.
• Proficiency in a variety of design and prototyping tools (Sketch, Mural, Photoshop, Principle and InVision).

*****A Link to work or an online portfolio is required!*****

Client Description:

Freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:

- You're paid weekly

- Subsidized health and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)

- Access to Fidelity 401(k)

- Access to FSA Program (pre-tax payment toward bus or train passes, etc.)

- Direct deposit for your paycheck

- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)

- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/

- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)

Other Requirements: